Where one settles a legal dispute with one or more wrongdoers how might one best preserve the right to pursue others who may also be legally responsible? There follows a Glossary of the definitions or concepts to which this Article refers. Glossary: A civil wrong which results in loss or damage: A Tort A … Continue reading Joint Tortfeasors: Elephant Traps beware
“If thou wilt lend this money… lend it rather to thine enemy, who, if he break, thou mayst with better face exact the penalty” Antonio, Merchant of Venice, Act 1 Scene 3 Antonio is the title character in Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice. As an influential and wealthy nobleman, he proffers practical advice: if one is … Continue reading When might interest be payable on a loan?
Introduction What is done about the costs of a party who have been successful at the end of a legal case? The Court has a very wide discretion. However there is a general rule; this is that “costs follow the event”. In other words, the winning party may legitimately expect to receive to be awarded … Continue reading Part 35 Civil Procedure Rules and Indemnity Costs
An Injunction Order is the third most serious category of directive that an English Civil Court may make. The first is committal to prison for contempt; the second is the sequestration (that is, seizure) of a person’s assets to satisfy a Judgment debt; and the third is the Injunction Order. The purpose of such is … Continue reading Injunction Orders: To continue or not?
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